Shooting case closed…
LOUISA, KY. — Lawrence County Commonwealth’s Attorney Tony Skeans announced today that the investigation into the fatal shooting of a man at Peach Orchard last August is over and that a Lawrence Co. Grand Jury had failed to return a true bill after listening to evidence in the case. 45 year-old Jerry Lee Maynard was shot by property owner Tyler Brown.
“The Grand Jury heard the investigation this morning (Thursday) and returned a NTB (No True Bill),” Skeans said. “I consider the investigation closed now as to that fatality.” He refused to give any further details of the shooting and said to contact sheriff Chuck Jackson.
Jackson could not be reached for comment.
Jackson’s deputy Mason Keefer is considered the lead investigator. He went to the location before the shooting one time and made no arrests or other action. The deputy was called to another case but had to return to Peach Orchard after the shooting took place five hours later.
“At this time the investigation is very much on-going and not complete,” Skeans told The Lazer two months later… “Talking with Sheriff Jackson it was determined that releasing information on any of the people of interest could jeopardize/complicate the investigation.”
There were apparently no witnesses to the shooting except the shooter.
“Upon completion of the investigation I am sure he (Sheriff) will release the information you seek, no later than the presentation to the Grand Jury though,” Skeans told TheLevisaLazer.com.
But information has not been released in the case.
Family members of Maynard and Green Ramey, who was arrested and charged with burglary in the case, say the two went to Peach Orchard to retrieve property they owned but went to the wrong location and the incident took place.
Skeans called the death Investigation “LCSO in re Tyler Brown and Jerry Lee Maynard” and when asked, did not deny the shooter in the case was Tyler Brown. No further information about the incident which took place August 16, 2022 is expected.
To see earlier stories about the Peach Orchard Killing click on the two links below.